Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with over 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is seeking an Attorney Recruiting Manager reporting to the west coast/central senior manager of attorney recruiting. This position will reside in the Houston office and will be responsible for managing associate and other non-partner attorney recruiting programs, including law student recruiting, lateral attorney hiring and the summer associate program for the Houston, Dallas, and Chicago offices.
Partner with Houston, Dallas, and Chicago hiring partners and Recruiting Committees to develop and implement recruiting strategies at target law schools
Collaborate with a team of recruiters across our offices to ensure firmwide consistency, and to share resourceful and creative programming
Provide leadership and training for the Chicago attorney recruiting coordinator, as well as other members of the firmwide recruiting team
Travel to the Dallas and Chicago offices as necessary
Drive efforts to increase firm visibility at target law schools
Develop and foster law school career services and search firm relationships
Oversee the interview process, candidate communications, and database management
Design and manage the summer associate program social events, trainings, and evaluations
Work with practice group leadership to determine short term and long term lawyer hiring needs
Analyze recruiting trends and implement strategies to directly source laterals
Facilitate the successful orientation and integration of new lawyer joiners
Work with the west coast/central senior manager of attorney recruiting on strategic projects as needed
Ensure compliance with the firm's hiring policies and AAP guidelines
Establish and maintain the recruiting department budget
Experience and qualifications needed to perform this job successfully:
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of law firm recruiting experience, with at least two years in a supervisory capacity
Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of high-volume legal recruiting programs
Ability to provide exceptional customer service to internal and external clients
Team player who is committed to superior standards of professionalism and productivity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Capacity to work well under pressure
Discretion in dealing with confidential information
Detail-oriented work manner, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Proactive and flexible approach, and willingness to adjust to changing priorities
Available and willing to travel and attend events and to work hours as needed to meet deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, LawCruit, WorkDay, or other applicant tracking system
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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About Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
At Morgan Lewis, we work in collaboration. We work around the clock and around the world—always ready, always on—to respond to the needs of our clients and craft powerful solutions for them. From our 30 offices* in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, we work with clients ranging from established, global Fortune 100 companies to enterprising startups.
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